Special Session on Algebraic Geometry and Graded Commutative Algebra
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Organizers:
Susan Cooper, Central Michigan University
Brian Harbourne, University of NebraskaLincoln

Gorenstein algebras presented by quadrics. (slides)
Juan Migliore, University of Notre Dame
Uwe Nagel*, University of Kentucky

On the Interval Property in algebra and combinatorics. (slides)
Fabrizio Zanello*, MIT and Michigan Tech

Logconcavity of asymptotic multigraded Hilbert series. (slides)
Gregory G Smith*, Queen's University
Adam McCabe, University of Toronto

New examples of defective secant varieties of SegreVeronese varieties. (slides)
Hirotachi Abo*, University of Idaho
Maria Chiara Brambilla, Universita Politecnica Delle Marche

Bounding projective dimension and regularity. (slides)
Alexandra Seceleanu*, University of NebraskaLincoln
Jesse Beder, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
Jason McCullough, University of California, Riverside
Luis NunezBetancourt, University of Michigan
Bart Snapp, Ohio State University
Brandon Stone, University of Kansas

CohenMacaulay Toric Rings Arising from Finite Graphs. (slides)
Augustine B O'Keefe*, Tulane University
Huy Tai Ha, Tulane University

Stabilization of multigraded Betti numbers. (slides)
Tai H Ha*, Tulane University

Resurgence and related questions for two intersecting lines in P^{2}. (slides)
Annika Denkert*, University of NebraskaLincoln

A Generalized Hochster's Theta Function.
(slides)
W. Frank Moore, Wake Forest University
Greg Peipmeyer, University of Missouri
Mark E. Walker, University of Nebraska
Sandra Spiroff*, University of Mississippi

A theorem in representation theory for DG algebras, with an application to a question of Vasconcelos. (slides)
Sean SatherWagstaff*, North Dakota State University
Saeed Nasseh, North Dakota State University

Generalizing the Borel condition. (slides)
Christopher Francisco*, Oklahoma State University
Jeffrey Mermin, Oklahoma State University
Jay Schweig, University of Kansas

Regularity of (n2)plane arrangements in P^{n} with a complete bipartite incidence graph. (slides)
Douglas A Torrance*, University of Idaho
Zach Teitler, Boise State University

Projective Monomial Curves in P^{3}. (slides)
Leslie G. Roberts*, Queen's University, Kingston, Ontario
Ping Li, Department of Mathematics, Queen's University, Kingston, ON

Containment Problem for Points on a Reducible Conic in P^{2}. (slides)
Mike Janssen*, University of NebraskaLincoln

Resolutions of monomial ideals using simplicial trees.
(slides)
Sara Faridi*, Dalhousie University, Halifax, NS, Canada

Monomials as sums of powers. (slides)
Mats Boij, KTH, Stockholm, Sweden
Enrico Carlini, Politecnico di Torino
Maria Virginia Catalisano, Universita' di Genova
Anthony V. Geramita*, Queen's University (Kingston), Universita' di Genova

Monomials as sums of powers  Part II. (slides)
Enrico Carlini*, Politecnico di Torino
Maria Virginia Catalisano, Universita' di Genova
Anthony V Geramita, Queen's University